Glendale school information

IndexGlendaleCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores52%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools238,30879,221
Total private schools233,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools71,0857,963
The Glendale, CA educational system consists of 23 public schools, 23 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools. Glendale public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 36% higher than than the California average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Glendale public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.2% have completed high school, 39.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Glendale are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Glendale.
  • 85.2% of people in Glendale have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.2% of people in Glendale have completed high school.
  • 39.0% of people in Glendale have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Glendale

IndexGlendaleCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade85.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Glendale (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Marino, CA13,32485%74%
La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,47783%68%
Arcadia, CA57,75576%54%
South Pasadena, CA25,93676%54%
West Hollywood, CA35,66170%43%
Glendale, CA197,89552%6%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Little Rock, AR197,64026%46%
Amarillo, TX197,57075%53%
Akron, OH198,50857%15%
Shreveport, LA198,57152%6%
Huntington Beach, CA198,72458%19%
Glendale, CA197,89552%6%
Source: The Glendale, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.